Definition of patriate in English:
Transfer control over (a constitution) from a mother country to its former dependency: the Canadian government moved to patriate the constitution from Great Britain
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- Nine provinces signed on to patriate the constitution, anyway.
- The relevant events happened before the Convention rights were patriated by the HRA.
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